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Modern governance [electronic resource] : new government-society interactions / edited by Jan Kooiman.

Contributor(s): Kooiman, J.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage, 1993Description: 1 online resource (280 p.).ISBN: 9781849207119 (electronic bk.); 1849207119 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Public administration | Political planning | Political planning -- Europe | Public administration -- Europe | Europe -- Politics and government -- 1945- | Planificaci�on pol�itica | Planificaci�on pol�itica -- Europa | Administraci�on p�ublica -- Europa | Europa -- Pol�itica -- 1945 | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Affairs & Administration | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- Executive Branch | Overheidsmanagement | Sociedade -- Europa | Administra�c�ao p�ublica -- Europa | Pol�itica e governo -- 1945- -- Europa | Governabilidade (aspectos sociais) -- Europa | Regierung | Gesellschaft | Kongress | �Offentlicher Sektor | Privatwirtschaft | Politikfeldanalyse | Aufsatzsammlung | Politics Related to SocietyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Modern governance.DDC classification: 351/.00094 Other classification: 88.20 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Governing failures and the problem of governability : some comments on a theoretical paradigm / Renate Mayntz -- Modes of governance / Andrew Dunsire -- Governance and governability : using complexity, dynamics and diversity / Jan Kooiman -- Lost opportunity : the case of labour market management in the Republic of Ireland / Fr�ed�eric Royall -- Public policy planning and the problem of governance : the question of education in Finland / KIrsti Stenvall -- Women's emancipation as a question of governance : actors, institutions and the room for manoeuvre / Marijke Prins -- The governance of data protection / Charles Raab -- Environmental regulation of business : options and constraints for communicative governance / Martijn van Vliet -- Public-private partnership : a model for the management of public-private cooperation / Vincent Kouwenhoven -- Dynamics and room for manoeuvre in governance : the Channel Tunnel decision in France and Britain / Mich�ele Breuillard -- Governance between legitimacy and efficiency : citizen participation in the Belgian fire services / Geert Bouckaert.
Governance in interaction : public tasks and private organisations / Herman Aquina -- Public management : from imitation to innovation / Les Metcalfe -- Complexity, governance and dynamics : conceptual explorations of public network management / Walter Kickert -- Governance and the problem of representation in public administration : the case of Finland / Ky�osti Pekonen -- Modes of government and administrative change / Torben Beck J�rgensen -- The governance of education : Britain and France / Roger Duclaud-Williams -- Findings, speculations and recommendations / Jan Kooiman.
Summary: This wide-ranging text provides an overview of major developments in governance in contemporary society. It illuminates recent theories about the relationship of the public and private sectors, and the interaction of politics and society. The main development in recent years is shown as a shift in the balance between government and society towards the private sector. The book explores the ways in which new balances have been struck between state and market. It examines such new ventures in public-private interaction and endeavours to explain them in terms of coping with the dynamics, complexit.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-280).

Governing failures and the problem of governability : some comments on a theoretical paradigm / Renate Mayntz -- Modes of governance / Andrew Dunsire -- Governance and governability : using complexity, dynamics and diversity / Jan Kooiman -- Lost opportunity : the case of labour market management in the Republic of Ireland / Fr�ed�eric Royall -- Public policy planning and the problem of governance : the question of education in Finland / KIrsti Stenvall -- Women's emancipation as a question of governance : actors, institutions and the room for manoeuvre / Marijke Prins -- The governance of data protection / Charles Raab -- Environmental regulation of business : options and constraints for communicative governance / Martijn van Vliet -- Public-private partnership : a model for the management of public-private cooperation / Vincent Kouwenhoven -- Dynamics and room for manoeuvre in governance : the Channel Tunnel decision in France and Britain / Mich�ele Breuillard -- Governance between legitimacy and efficiency : citizen participation in the Belgian fire services / Geert Bouckaert.

Governance in interaction : public tasks and private organisations / Herman Aquina -- Public management : from imitation to innovation / Les Metcalfe -- Complexity, governance and dynamics : conceptual explorations of public network management / Walter Kickert -- Governance and the problem of representation in public administration : the case of Finland / Ky�osti Pekonen -- Modes of government and administrative change / Torben Beck J�rgensen -- The governance of education : Britain and France / Roger Duclaud-Williams -- Findings, speculations and recommendations / Jan Kooiman.

This wide-ranging text provides an overview of major developments in governance in contemporary society. It illuminates recent theories about the relationship of the public and private sectors, and the interaction of politics and society. The main development in recent years is shown as a shift in the balance between government and society towards the private sector. The book explores the ways in which new balances have been struck between state and market. It examines such new ventures in public-private interaction and endeavours to explain them in terms of coping with the dynamics, complexit.

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